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Patagonian Wildlife

September 11, 2013
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Argentina, News, Wildlife Week

Patagonia is most widely known for its spectacular Torres Del Paine – three peaks of rock jutting out of the earth – which form one of the most spectacular vistas in the world. However, it is also a fantastic spot for spotting some rare animals. The Condor and the Puma are two animals native to Patagonia, along with the Huemul and Guanaco. Tours can be organised specifically to track certain wildlife, which can be exceptionally rewarding if you are a wildlife enthusiast, photographer or are just looking for an unforgettable experience. The Andean Condor is notable for a number of reasons – it has one of the largest wingspans of any bird (at 3.2 metres), surpassed only by a few species of Pelican and the Great Albatross. It is also one of the heaviest birds of prey at approximately 11kg, making it an impressive sight soaring above the Torres Del…

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